Anchorage Man Arrested in Vehicle/Pedestrian Hit and Run

Anchorage police arrest a man believed to be responsible for a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run collision that left Zachary Mohs, 27, severely injured. He remains in the hospital recovering and has lost a leg in result of his injuries.

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by Megan Mazurek

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police arrest a man believed to be responsible for a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run collision that left Zachary Mohs, 27, severely injured. He remains in the hospital recovering and has lost a leg as a result of his injuries.

Luke M. Jerde, 20, is charged with 1st degree assault, failure to render aid, reckless driving, tampering with physical evidence and driving without insurance.

Police say the incident happened in the evening hours near the intersection of Arctic Boulevard and Tudor Road. On September 20, witnesses reported seeing a red Fiero,driven by alleged Jerde, leave the scene of a collision where Mohs was struck and suffered severe head injuries.

Jerde's bail is set at $3,000 plus 3rd party custodian.